SeaQuest investigates an undersea mining facility after receiving a distress signal. Once they arrive, everything seems fine until they hear from one miner that it's not. The miner turns out to be the mine owner. The mine is not under UEO's jurisdiction, but they find they must help out even though doing so puts the crew in a dangerous situation.
- Bridger receives a distress call originating from Australia's Great Barrier Reef. When the crew arrives at an undersea mining facility called Broken Ridge, they find themselves in a situation right out of the Old West.